ERIC Number: ED533032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
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Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma: Advice Based on Experience
Mears, Carolyn Lunsford, Ed.
September 11... Virginia Tech... Columbine... Hurricane Katrina... Traumatic events with long lasting consequences. Lives are upended, safety is threatened, and all are forced to find a way to adapt to a new normal. Educators in schools where students have experienced trauma face difficult challenges, for how are they to promote academic growth and attainment of educational goals in such a situation? "Reclaiming School in the Aftermath of Trauma" offers wisdom born of experience as well as insights acquired through years of study. Authors contributing to this text share their experiences in the aftermath of tragedy and describe helpful approaches for reclaiming school after trauma interrupts the lives of students, faculty, and school communities.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Educational Environment, Trauma, Coping, Resilience (Psychology), Natural Disasters, Violence, Elementary Secondary Education, Brain, Urban Schools, Charter Schools, Principals, Bullying, School Personnel, Counseling Services
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Colorado; Finland; Louisiana; New York